The relationship between science and religion is contingent upon at least three factors: the period of time in question, the religion of interest, and the views of specific individuals. This article illustrates that an accurate understanding of the relationship between science and religion can only be discerned in the light of knowledge of these three factors. The article also notes the growing interest in the scientific study of religion.
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